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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
elections. protestors say that's not enough. in ukraine, a symbolic gesture. as protestors topple a statute of a hero. >>> and early venezuelan elections, as that country struggles. tonight the crisis deepens in thailand. the prime minister suddenly dissolves parliament and is calling for new elections. picture of thousands rallying in the capitol where it is 11:00 in the morning. opposition party resigns from conflict. and the conflict is not over yet. wayne hay has the latest. >>> there is no indication that the prime minister will dissolve parliament, that they will change their goals. those goals have in fact changed a bit over the past few weeks. at first they said they would accept house dissolution. that quickly changed into their goal being the removal of the regime, referring to the former prime minister who was ousted in 2006 and lives in self proclaimed compile. his sister is now prime minister. they say the government is corrupt, this current government is corrupt and only trying to serve the interests of the the former l prime minister. house dissolution was not going to be eno
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
and the top stories, an early election but fails to put up tens of thousands of protesters trying to force her out of a job. >> live outside the office where the protest leader asked his followers to camp out overnight. >> reporter: french troops disarm fighters accused of hundreds of deaths in the african republic and we will be live if the capitol. breaking links with russia and think the time to stop blockading government buildings and worth more than its weight in gold, historic olympic metal shatters auction records. ♪ our top story on thailand prime minister called an early election to stop the political crisis that is gripping the country but has not stopped the tens of thousands of protesters who want to put her out of a job and say she is running a corrupt government on behalf of her bother and they are gathered outside of her office in the capitol of bangkok and they have flooding the streets of bangkok and began marching on the complex on the northern outskirts of bangkok at the government house. now at least nine marches started from different locations on the city on descending
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
dissolves parliament and calls for new elections. protesters topple a statue of former leader lennon in ukraine. they are calling on the government to break ties with russia and norm new ones with the e.u. >> and a day of prayer for nelson mandela. president obama and two former presidents expected to attend the memorial service for the late former president. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. as a power struggle grips thailand the prime minister calls for fresh elections. the thousands of protesters in the capital say it's not enough. wayne hay has the latest from bangkok. >> there's no indication from the anti-government protesters that the announcement from the prime minister yingluck shinawatra, that she will dissolve parliament. the goals have changed. they said they would accept the solution and the resignation of the prime minister. that changed into the goal being the removal of the thaksin shinawatra regime - referring to the former prime minister ousted in a coup in 2006 and lives in self-impressed exile. his cysister, yingluck shinawat is the prime ministe
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:30am PST
the fact that the minister has called for snap elections to get reactions from bangkok french troops began to disarm fighters in the central african republic a country hit by an outburst of deadly sectarian violence and brought to break out during the football match in southern brazil. he's been raising concerns about safety for next year's world cup expert reading your post to thank anna molly home. first a sea of protesters on the streets of bangkok thailand's political saga continues this monday the country's embattled prime minister in what she wants has dissolved parliament and call for snap elections. but it's done little to calm the anger of demonstrators for weeks now people out on the streets calling for his resignation. she's accused of being under the influence of her brother. exiled former prime minister tax and housing tax is not wealth is in bangkok and he says protesters say that ministers concessions are too little too late. in terms of the protests to say they say this was not the final payment was on the road to victory for them than us the scene seems that coming through
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am EST
sundays 7:30et / 4:30pt on al jazeera america >> thailand's prime minister said elections will be held following more street protests. >> hello. i'm in doha. other top stories: north korea confirms kim jong un's uncle has been removed from government. >> french troops disarm militias after hundreds of deaths in the central african republic. >> worth more than its weight in gold - an historical olympic medal shaters auction records. >> first, thailand's government announce the it will hold elections following weeks of protests. the announcement comes after the country's prime minister dissolved parliament to diffuse the political situation. tens of thousands of protesters marged on the offices of bangkok. they've been demonstrating for a month. earlier they made a televised address to the nation. >> translation: brothers and sisters of thailand, i'm yingluck shinawatra, the prime minister of thailand. i want to inform everyone i have decided to request a royal decree to dissolve government this year. >> scott heidler joins me from government house. this is an attempt to dif
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:30am PST
was lifted. that year he walked out a free man. mandela was elected president of the anc in 1991. he continued to negotiate with president f.w. de klerk to seek an end to the country's racist laws. both men were awarded the nobel peace prize in 1993. >> we can stop the forward movement of these forces in the country. inapartheid came to an end 1994 when black south africans were allowed to vote for the first time in the country's history. the anc won the harlem in three elections and nelson mandela was elected president of south africa. >> i stand before you filled with pride and joy. pride in the people of the country. determination -- enjoy that which you can loudly proclaim from the rooftops -- free at last. >> in june of 1999 after one presidential term, nelson mandela retired from politics but remained committed to promoting peace and justice. he spoke out against the 2003 invasion of iraq and work at -- for aids. on policy he revealed his son had died of the disease. the last three years were marked with hospitalizations as he struggled with respiratory problems. had a lung inf
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
calls from old souls will find out that he was the cit elections in the country this spirit that is still with us the family of nelson mandela break that silence is showing that the statements of the anti apartheid icon also weighed on posting. an historic deal the days of talks wrapped up in body resulting in a new pack for the world trade organization. one which occurred at a trillion dollars to pay for the call it's a little something to very much to twenty knots the state two day summit attended by leaders of some forty african countries has all wrapped up it's not that evening and parts will topping the agenda the outbreak of deadly sectarian violence in central african republic. flinders bones requests for help from the country. the french president swaddled says that by the end of today's cross will have sixteen hundred troops on the ground that its former colony where presidents always has that some likely that the current government will be ale to see out its mandate which ends in twenty fifty he suggested that the elections be held the sickness and out to the frenc
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
that the prime minister has called for snap elections. french troops begin to disarm fighters in the central african republic, the country hit by an outburst of deadly sectarian violence. those are the headlines on "france 24." thanks for joining us. tense scenes on the streets of the ukraine capital. riot police have been stationed hall.e of the kiev protesters are angry over the government decision to ditch a indmark pact with europe favor of closer ties with russia. they echo -- they accuse you ninkovich -- yanukovich of bowing to russian pressure. >> the tension in kiev has risen dramatically. riot police are gathering on two sides. busessee right police about 100 meters away from the front of the town. they are also coming down the hill. they have to go through the main independence square where the demonstration is still underway. he addressed the small crowd. more people are amassing. only around 100 people are still inside, mostly men. those who said they were prepared to defend the place physically. the deadline expired after a court decision. this was expected that there might be s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am EST
to the killings. francis hollande says the idea is to head as fast as possible towards elections. >> the french president is speaking at a summit in parris. jacky rowland was there. >> at the end of a 2-day summit the french took the opportunity of having so many afghan leaders under one roof to stay on for a short while and talk about the central african republic. it was decided to increase troops to 2,600. and to get rebels into their barracks, into their bases. in the longer term there are interreligious tensions on the country in order to hold a donor's conference. part of the reinforcements are an enlargement of the french contingent. francis hollande now has 16 undertroops. france will always be engaged in mali. 3,000 troops there, and 1600 in the central african republic. it wants to turn over african policing to african police-keeping forces. d in the two countries forbe some time to come. >> china irritated some nations and the u.s. south korea responded by making their own zone. a large part of it overlambs the japan zone and south korea has an air defense zone. its boundary is being
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
parliament and calls for new elections. [chanting] a day of prayer in south africa for nelson mandela and leaders including president obama and three former u.s. presidents expected to attend tuesday's memorial service for the late south african president. >> and a crime was never committed and we stood by that. >> reporter: the san antonio four speaking out, released after 16 years behind bars for a crime they have always maintained they did not commit. ♪ the deep freeze is on, wintry weather and cold temperatures reach the east coast. the weather is disrupting travel nationwide and made some sunday nfl games almost impossible to see. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy and the storm caused car pile ups in several states and accidents on the pennsylvania turnpike sunday involved almost 60 video as and this shows the long line of cars that came to a halt in morgan town, pennsylvania and we are tracking the storm. what is the latest? >> all of that snow and wind, it is still with us and we are going to continue to see it taking its toll and creating very
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
to help us hold elections so wreck choose a president deserving of the name and leave the country t they have to stay for thetrition. >> there are some people who have comparing this to rawanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences that was ethnic violence. here, it is sectarian. religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> there is a growing atmosphere of ven he knew. you can't call it genocide yet. that would be imprudent but what is certain is that from now on central african republic, society will never be the same again >> reporter: there are many examples in history of where international forces have intervened too late. for the world, it's finally, taking notice that what is happening here al jazeera, bange. >> a deepening crisis in tie land as members of the main opposition party resign from parliament today. the party said it stepped down in protest calling the current government illegitimate, refusing to work with the prime minister. it increases the political crisis in that country. five have been killed since mas
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. michelle has to stay and france has to help us hold elections so we can choose a president deserving of that name and leave the country. jadadea has to stay for thetrition >> reporter: there are some people comparing this to rwanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences. >> that's with ethnic violene violence. here it is sectarian. religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> there is a growing atmosphere of ven he knew. you can't call it genocide yet. that would be an imprudent. but what's certain is that from now on, in central africa republic, soil will never be same again. >> there are many examples in history of where international forces have intervened too late. for the world, it's finally, taking notice that what is happening herays, bongee. >> praising for new mexico new mexico range from pulpits around the world on this national day of prayer in south africa. members of all faiths honor the former president, a steady flow of mourners stopped by his home in johan he isburg. nigeria called for three days of mourning a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
and others would have been disaster for any government. we are heading to a general election. parliament will be dissolved and a general election amount. the upa government will go to the masses and say, "this is what we have done for you." they are hoping that the masses will react to that knowing that the subsidy issue will be left indefinitely until a permanent solution can be found, one that india agreed to. >> a philippine congressman joins me from oz low. this is the first deal the world trade organization has completed in 18 years. was it worth the wait? >> i think for developing countries it's not a bad deal. the problem is in terms of the deal - the big problem is agriculture has been a massive subsidy that the developed countries have been given the farming sector, over $300 million a year. it puts the burden on the developing country's government to reduce their minimal subsidies. in spite the fact of the schedule it puts the burden on us. as far as trade, i think everybody recognises that the main beneficiaries will be the developed countries and the big corporations - small
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
of preventing bloodshed. >> in a two-day seminar, francis hollande is calling for elections from the central african republic by removing the rebels who took control. >> at the end of the two day summit the french together the opportunity of having so many on and talk about the pressing subject, the central african republic. there were plans for the troops to disarm rebels, getting militia into their bases and get the armed men off the street. in the longer terms reducing tensions in the country. >> now, part of the enforcements are an enlargement of the french contingent. there are now 1600 french troops in the central african republic. france is engaged in mali. in the longer turn it wants to turn over african policing to african police keeping forces. france is engaged in two countries for time to come. >> a u.s. veteran is back home with his family after being held in north korea for more than a merrill newman arrives home today. his family called his time in north korea, "a difficult ordeal." melissa chan with that story. >> when merrill newman made the trip to remote north korea, he wo
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of everything. it is a different philosophy than a republican would have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated and this guy is a total fraud. he will go down as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had. he does not care about the pain the americans are going through. >> joe from new york, good morning. caller: good morning. thank bush.to he was right 10 years ago when he said increasing domestic oil wouldtion in north dakota stimulate and create jobs. i remember senator kerry was opposed to that. now it and it up being right because every million barrels we produce here, we generate $60 billion per year in reve
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
is a political savior. the new civilian elected president -- to actually hold hands with the judiciary in this way and take on the military. so, for people who are supporters of human rights and democracy, this is a huge stop -- step forward for mali but for s, ifmalley ands -- malian this is a change in mali, what is he doing behind bars? obama. president barack now is fighting back on health care. he is trying to rally support for his signature health care law after the messy launch of his website. his approval ratings have plummeted since the botched rollout of the affordable care act. the legislation, also known as obamacare, is trying to provide health care for the 15% of the americans without health insurance. claim they have already benefited from obamacare. plaguedwebsite launch by technical problems, on tuesday the american president was at pains to give his affordable care act a clean bill of health. >> noun the website -- now the website is working for the vast majority. we want to ensure folks folks -- folks focus on what is at stake here, which is the capacity for you or y
LINKTV
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
vowed to continue their campaign. >> we do not want to dissolve parliament. we do not want new elections because we will lose anyway. we want their family to leave the country. >> it is unclear where things will go from here. the prime minister has said she's willing to do everything it takes to end the protests made it clear that she cannot hand over power to another elected council. unelected council. >> charges of public insults and are links to an interview bob dylan gave last year. in a deeper -- in it he compared croatians to not these and the ku klux klan. there has been no comment from the center. >> -- from the singer. thef you are in paris in coming months and you love sparkly things, you can get up close and personal with some of the world's greatest jewels. grace kelly's engagement ring, the halo tiara won by kate middleton at her wedding, or the necklace given to elizabeth taylor by richard burton on atentine's day show up now the cartier style and history. >> for fans of the french jeweler, there will be a trip out memory lane. along with trs, necklaces, and cigarette cases
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
is an interesting question. you would not be that in a state where there is an election system only. wortha asks for the net of the judges. they each other own particular brand of things. as our states to, they all have unique identities. host: do judges typically answer these types of questions openly? it is hard to know, but some film out with more diligence than others, some judges go above and beyond. they are not required to say how many shares they own in a stock in some judges did. some judges say i think this is important, i will put it out there, and just as war and silver in maine -- justice warren silver in maine was not required to disclose a much younger than a stock and he did. some judges went above and beyond. it's hard to know it's judges did not disclose everything. it is the unknown. in a lot ofpeak generalities in the sense that i have earnings say between $1000 and $20,000. i'm just throwing it out there. it is never nailed onto a specific total. at least from what i read. guest: some states do as war and totals, but a lot of them do use really broad ranges. there is a big d
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
is as calling for prime minister yang election a lot to step down in our streets and to the grounds of government house and other fortified compounds pace as he gets it and posted bond is bound to fight to the charity said and how small. protesters seeking hands including police hancock has changed. on tuesday after days of violent groups as policemen demonstrators bring down barricades the protected government offices. this new strategy tuesdays and the king's birthday celebrations. still opposition activists were to topple the cabinet. the state is controlled by former ousted prime minister. and since no one. i know it's not over. this is the start of the new politics. we need to refund all politics and other agencies such as the police it might be that we need to change all of them so the country will benefit from the revolution of the people while anti tax and protesters plan the next phase of the return to topple the elected government parents and sister the current prime minister called for dialogue. all i would like to avoid academics businessmen and groups from all walks of
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
-called red shirts, a political movement that helped bring the government to power in an election, and is vowing to keep it there. >> translator: the government that comes from the majority will survive. >> reporter: the prime minister's party easily won the last election on the back of support in areas like this. her brother, the former prime minister, built his power base here through populous policies that favored the poor. he lives in self imposed exile following the coup that forced him from office. this current political crisis was sparked by the government's push for an amnesty bill which could have paved the way for his return. this man leads one of the red shirt factions. he runs a community radio station which makes no claim to being politically independent. he says the people are still angry about what happened to the prime minister, and they will invade bangkok in big numbers if they do the same to his sister. >> translator: you will see a riot. >> reporter: even the stanchest supporters acknowledge he wasn't perfect, but they say he did things for him that no other pr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
calm. >> translator: i hope the country will elect a new president and a new noble president, people who will serve this country properly and i hope the blood of our people won't be spilled. >> they want the resignation of yanukovych. they now face a deadline to leave by tuesday morning. no one's in a mood to give in. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> we are here to fight for our rights so that our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything's fair. >> yanukovych believes he has enough support to survive with backing from moscow. the protestors realize that this crisis has now reached a crucial moment. tim friend, al jazeera, kiev. >> robin forster walker is in kiev. what reeks from the government so far? >> the government released a statement earlier the spokesperson for the security services has been warning of a criminal investigation into politicians seeking to overthrow the state and that could carry up to ten years in jail, a ten year jail sentence. no names were mentioned
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
was officially born in nineteen forty eight years with the election victory of the african international patchy. the divided south african society into four races white black college and asian. segregation is applied in all walks of life. places such as beaches cinemas and hotels were largely reserved for whites. max went on to lead to bowls or own property and plays areas. many black people were reset them contain reservations known to spend just as the government granted independence to four of them. it can use this independence is stripping many black south africans of their citizenship. however south africa's until stream and commercial needs require workforce which resulted in many families being separated meanwhile workers finding to that end chips. once insisted in terrible conditions. it was at a terrible system of family life. he seemed to get there and what happened to the back. what is in the mind to all taken and living in hostels on the site the mind well the comedies where hundreds of miles away back into routine girl was eating it. the government used a vast security apparatus t
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
stability to the country to the district will restore stability and once again lead the way to elections are held and tell us a little about some of the of the issues that the leaders they are going to be discussing summary of the topics well security has really been central to the summit and that the focus is very much been on this rapid response force that can be put together by the african union to sustain in the pipeline for about five years but coming along very slowly. ideally this would be a force of about thirty two thousand five hundred troops under the auspices of the african union and instead of countries like france having to step in in these situations they can deploy that false very quickly. but that has been a lot of progress a lot of talk in the parking deck can be up and running now but two thousand and fifteen on top of that they've been discussing piracy in counterterrorism. but today the focus is very much home try. and there are a delegation of about five hundred french business people here is a perception that europe is full and very much behind in the present china
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
to seeing his wife. elected democrats have a new leader. at their special party conference in berlin, 79% of delegates supported the head. the former leader step down after the party received only 4.8% of the vote in september's general election. that was below the five percent required week hired -- for parliamentary representation. one of germany's most for stages prizes -- most prestigious prizes has been awarded. at a ceremony, the 66-year-old belgian was awarded the prize for cap to be shin-soo choo european unity, honored as a mediator and consensus builder. as he was awarded the prize for consensus holding and european unity. sports now and the latest bundesliga news. day, byron munich lay down an impressive marker to the chasing pack. inspired play. the frenchman created two goals and scored twice to lead the route. the victory meant that iran has now gone 40 league game -- byron munich has now gone 40 league games without defeat. the rest of the results look like this. 4-2.gart won frankfurt lost at home. on sunday, there will be a match in berlin. friday evening, nÜrnberg play
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
is to disarm rebel groups, paving the way for elections in 2015. >> many are on the streets in ukraine as protests continue. thousands occupy independence square. the protests from sparked by the government not wanting economic ties with europe. protesters fight for ukraine's financial future, china a bringing in the cash. a billion man is spending billions to boost a port to boost trade between ukraine and china. >> sevastopol has been the home of russia's black sea fleet since the time of catherine the great. the ukrainian president viktor yanukovych gave the kremlin an extension to the lease on their base until 2042, soon after his election, but got little in return. beijing's money looks set to transform the prospects of the city. the chinese investment will provide a life line for the battered ukraine can economy. $3 billion is being provided to bolster sevastopol's ports. twice that will be used to update crimean. >> trade between europe and china have to travel around the whole of europe. when this port is constructed ships can go straight across the black sea. the ukrainian com
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
are genuine in sg a new chapter. >> in iran we have political elections an an popular and popr elections. >> they chose a different path this time around. and that election provided a historic opportunity to us and to the west in order to atry tro address us. you. we are not talking about sanctions. when sanctions started iran had less than 200 centrifuges and the note product has been 1880 centrifuges that has been added to iran's stock of centrifuges so sanctions have utterly failed in that regard. it seems to me that the west is trying to take advantage of the historic opportunity. we have a new government and a different approach to foreign policy. our tenants of foreign policy have not changed we insist on our rice rite an rights and we t negotiate. this can be achieved best through construction gea negotiation. >> first of all, what has happened, nick, since this deal was made and are there signs of how this is going to work? >> yeah, john, i think their initial reaction is tentatively positive. iran has allowed inspects yors intinspectors intoa plutonium pl meet in sr sri sr sri v
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
forces besides sending in troops to calm the fighting france has also called for new elections upon the sale price you got to the presidency powers that be didn't manage to change anything is if it were a fee that things get worked up over here we talk to african people who wanted to take action to obtain the with the prime minister who belongs to a coalition the teacher who puts you one of course but no longer exists on the ground. but the idea i might support that idea is to organize elections as it is possible to be authentic. let stand and buy a house call on isn't sitting well with everyone in the ca are journalists. hackett's and bounty. he has more reactions the french president's declaration yesterday for this exclusive ery cmando hearingack his gain in t rest of central african republic is that everybody doesn't understand exactly why the french president. lol let's blame the actual transition at present admission to cook yet but coming from the exit to the cairo voting. thgh he blamed him for his that more or less was possibly keep up the last massacres that of turkey and
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
that the elections the parliament elections in two thousand and twelve felt some way short of its standards to being labeled free and fat. now we've seen other reasons for the international community to criticize day he trained with the police but instead there was in kiev this weekend's ukrainian foreign minister danny because our opening this pretence that we should rather see the ongoing protests in kiev as an exalted just how tolerant the ukraine days of defense and no soul that many had delegates here are really buying that some countries had that night to be reduced to the diplomatic level of the representation can not say that foreign ministers notable exceptions to this pledge of a nice week in an apartment that this foreign minister by this but sikorsky in particular seems to be using his presence and given the opportunity to try and get some kind of mediation going. he's been holding meetings with but opposition leaders had with the ukrainian leadership in particular. prime minister qarase out. as it got to our top story now i'm not the un facing its renowned french treats to join an afric
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
elections. we are live in bangkok. wto delivers a global deal that at one chilean dollars to the global economy. a $1 trillion to the global economy. >> welcome to "countdown." i am mark barton. >> i am anna edwards. is a bloomberg news exclusive. shinzo abe says there are no and to abenomics. he talks about how japanese companies can stay competitive under his policies. regarding the corporate tax starting next fiscal year, we decided to reduce by 2.4% and we will be moving forward with reviews and studies on how corporate tax should be in order for japanese companies to stay competitive. thee will have a more from exclusive interview throughout the program. >> ukraine. protesters have flooded the streets of the capital among speculation that the president is going to sign up to a russian trade bloc. david tweed is there. angela merkel must be keeping a close eye on that. >> i want to give you an idea on how much of the german media and political establishment -- i want to show the right side the newspaper. this is the picture on the front and is also on the front of several other nati
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
of congratulations that had been sent to president-elect carter. at the same time, you know, she wouldn't miss life in politics. he had promised her long before watergate that they were going to retire in 1976. once he concluded he would not be speaker of the house, she had exacted a promise that after 1976, they would leave washington, go back to grand rapids, practice law, had no money, make a little bit of money for the kids and so on, and intervening events played havoc with that, but they left washington to go to another destination. >> host: we talked about the struggles with alcohol when he was in the house of representatives. here's what she wrote about this in the white house years. the next problem got worse and my pills were always with me. still, i didn't not drink alcoholically in the white house. there was too much at stake. what little drinking we did was confined to camp david on a weekend or drinks upstairs before we went to bed. now she said the pills were always with me. how big a problem was this for her in her white house years? >> guest: you know, i don't know how to answer th
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
. christopher van hollen was elected to congress in 2002 representing maryland's eighth district and he quickly rose to become one of the youngest members of the democratic leadership serving as chairman of the democratic congressional campaign committee and his assistant to the speaker of the house. in 2010 he was elected his colleagues to be the top democrat in the house budget committee, it post he still holds today. congressman van hollen has the distinction of being the only member of congress who grew up in the u.s. foreign service. the other was john kerry who has since moved on to secretary of state. he was born in karachi pakistan and went to grade school in turkey, high school in india and early in his career was an arms control expert in the u.s. senate. i would add that both his parents were distinguished state department officials. his father highly respected ambassador and member of the foreign service and his mother one of the government's top analyst on afghanistan in the region. i would also add in this arid of chairman rogers and our previous speaker congressman van hollen in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
starting a new chapter? >> well, you see in iran we have political elections. popular elections. they chose ahmadinejad eight years ago. they close a different path this election. this is an opportunity for us and for the west in order to dress this issue. we're not talking about sanctions. the affect of sanctions has been two-fold. when sanctions started you iran had less than 2,000 centerfuges. now iran has 18,000 centerfuges. the sanctions have utterly failed in that regard. now it seems to me that the west is trying to take advantage of this historic opportunity. we have a new government in iran with a different type of foreign policy, a different approach of foreign policy. our tenant versus nos have not . he will insist on our rights. we will not compromise on the basic rights of our people. but the window of opportunity is a limited window. >> that was with iran's foreign minister. >>> alan gross was in north korea working on an internet project fo--incuba working on a. government. he was detained. libby casey has his story. >> alan gross' wife judy describes him as a ma
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
is very marked in the united states. is there a sense in washington this could become a big election issue? >> i think it could be. one thing the president did mention and white house officials have said is that this is sort of a preview of some of what he'll be talking about in the state of the union speech. not only today is, he's going to be talking about when he gives his state of the union address. that takes us into the midterm election cycle we're going to be seeing getting very, very fierce in the next several months. yes, you're going to hear the president talk about this more. we are dealing with divided government. i mean, they can't even avoid a government shutdown it seems at times. and by the way, that is also looming in the start of next year. and so to think that the republican house of representatives is going to hike the minimum wage, extend emergency unemployment benefits and do all of these other infrastructure and shakes enhance thements that the president would like to do, investments the president would like to do is not realistic at this point and the president is n
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
's in charge of the republican governor's association which tries to get republicans elected. yesterday chris christie tried to set the record straight. >> mr. asterino hasn't told me or anyone else he's run for governor. i won't support someone who won't say they are running or not. it's much ado about nothing. my guess is some people, irresponsible folks who are trying touring him to run to try to create an image that, you know, i'm urging him to run. i'm not urging him to do anything. he came and asked for time specifically asked for time with me and mary, for he and his wife to meet with the two of us the impact it has on our family. they have young children like we do and that's what the whole conversation was about. when we have a republican nominee for new york then i'll support the republican nominee for new york. >> i had no idea. as he said i was at the republican governor's association. he's westchester, one 2-1 margin as a conservative in a democratic area. but everybody there knew he was running. i don't understand the confusion here. he talked to ed koch and everybody else. >> w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
and a red shirt, a movement that brought the government to power during the election, and is vowing to keep it there. >> a government that comes from the majority will survive. ther. >> the prime minister, yingluck shinawatra, easily won the last election in areas like this. her brother built his power policy by favoring the poor. he still lives in self-imposed exile. this current political christ wamovementwas sparked. >> he runs a community station which makes no claim to being politically independent. he said that people are still angry and they'll invade bangkok in big numbers if it happens again to his system. >> if the army sends the tanks onto the streets, you'll see the grassroots and red shirts come out to offer protection. you'll see it will be a riot. >> even texa his staunchest supporters, he still did things for him which others had not. >> he did everything for us. that's why we love him. >> reporter: the people of the north-northeast claim that their dismiss of the east is naive. but what they know now despite the party winning, they're now facing another fight. >> thousands
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
but perhaps not in identical circumstances. not when there was actually an elected government in place that he was asked to do something at the river a center in two thousand and six when the political upheavals here at the time he refused to do that saying that the king to protest at it in any way that he wished and that would be an overstepping of his charity said it does seem that for the time being at least the price will continue to distance itself from these current political upheavals nomar to lead a protest leader this is the pumps obama has vowed to continue the protests after the king's birthday celebration. are people reacting to this and what of aituation like they are now on the street. well today is a national holiday in thailand and it's a day reserved for revealing the moment and celebrating his but then it would be seen as highly disrespectful here for anyone to make any major political statements on eye popper my brief comment from c except that the bible were to resume tomorrow. nobody really is making any comment today will call for any announcements that the timing of the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am EST
happened here after parliament election and last year presidential election. nothing is going to change the whole thing. also serves russia to show that that they should be polite to russia because it is the only country that could give them power. it is not seen as a threat here this year. >> sir, i'm sorry, we'll have to leave it there, thank you. we'll be back with more news from europe. now back to adrian in doha. >> barbara, people all over the world are continuing to celebrate the life of former president nelson mandela. this is the scene where he used to live in soweto. mourners bring flowers and continue to sing and dance to celebrate his life. he died at the age of 95. we're live in johannesburg. remind us of the significance of that particular location. >> well, this was essentially the nerve center. it was here that nelson mandela stayed for a number of months. it was the armed wing of the anc of the they would gather and meet to discuss strategies, what to do and where to go next. nelson mandela was dedicated to speak to a senior anc member at that particular time. other mem
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
elected to stand there as their new leader. other special party conference in berlin seventy nine percent of delegates supported the head of the ftp in the state of north rhine westphalia. your places former leader philip russell had to step down after the party received only four point eight percent about in september's general election that was below the five percent threshold required for parliamentary representation. one of germany's most stitches prizes for seventeen games matt has gone to european council president had on rum fight. the ceremony in auckland a sixty six year old belgian was awarded the charlemagne prize for contributions european unity he was honored as a mediator and consensus builder from point a former belgian prime minister has been in the eu post since two thousand night these courts now and the latest bundesliga news third placed our men are currently hosting a second place labour prison. earlier in the day. table toppers i am uniquely down an impressive mark or the chasing pack. they stress better brain and seven a long way. thanks to an inspired strong commun
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
looks to make gains in key elections. we'll be in dehli in just over half an hour. >>> and move over, detroit. tensions are moving to other regions drowning in debt, including puerto rico. what it could mean. if you've got any thoughts or comments about anything we're talking about today, e-mail us, worldwide@cnbc.com. the ecb today will be presenting new growth and inflation forecasts alongside the announcement of its latest policy decision. the central bank said it expected a slight rise in inflation in 2014 and '15 and predicated a rise in in inflation across the upper row zone next year. annette is with us now. they cut rates last month. the euro hasn't weakened. we had sharp divergence between germany and france. what do they do now? >> that's a good question, actually, probably. today they won't do anything. we might see more moving towards potential further easing next year. as well, of course, that wouldn't be their first agenda to weaken the euro a little bit towards the dollar. they would never admit that. but it would actually help around the periphery of the eurozone. as
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
after declaring independence from yugoslavia in 1992. the documents depict a newly elected president eager to address the intensifying conflict which showed no signs of resolution. in 1995, the clinton administration's international leadership led to the dayton accord which ended fighting in the region. the second story is one of intelligence support. in june 1992, the cia created the dci balkan task force to coordinate intelligence support to the policymakers on the rapidly growing balkan conflict. the clinton administration informed by the balkan task force charted a strategic policy melding humanitarian aid, economic sanctions, force and diplomacy. but the path to peace as these documents will make clear was treacherous and the administration relied on accurate intelligence to make difficult choices. the last story is the uniqueness of the documents themselves. this collection represents only a portion of the documents concerning the bosnian war. it is the youngest collection ever released in the 20 year existence of the cia's historical review program. now, before it gives our fi
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
, boyfriend, arrived -- one time my partner, borden, said mickey should do a direct election. i said, why? the designer from the 1980's. he said, yes, but maybe it is could for perfume, things like that. to have an international passport. ok. but deep inside, i know that i should have lovo
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
an election in spring 2015. >> there's always the risk, but if you're looking at a better housing market, better mortgage availability, perhaps a eurozone recovery and stronger growth out in the u.s., you're looking at a number of drivers which should, if anything, gain momentum over the next year, year and a half. if i were the chancellor, i wouldn't want to delay the recovery anymore. i'd want that good news story to filter through in terms of the broader economy but also allow households perhaps more time for their own financial improvements to become more receptable. >> lending was up 5.8 billion. participants made efforts down to 5.5 billion during the third quarter. whatever those figures say. the evidence is actually for lenders having less and less of an impact in terms of what the banks were doing. what does the -- what discussions now at the bank this thursday hinge around? clearly the strength of this recovery? as long as we don't get any average meaningful earnings inflation, actually, will they say it doesn't matter if we trigger -- if we go through the threshold -- they don
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
to be different because we have the democratically elected president. auntie cnot say as mysterious twenty two systems to spark the european union. we don't accept such mundane. support all the mass protests has come from a surprise quartet the previous price said the president of ukraine been a coach not the case to incur and in a craft you have all expressed solidarity with peaceful rallies. it's been an expansion in yemen's ministry of defence in the capital sana. initial reports suggest several people have been killed and six. industry sources say a suicide bomber trip hop to experience it into a gate. many tenants and said the complex. witnesses describe the sound of shots coming from the compound where it got back to its report to be taking place these two stone and i reap up to the tent was stationed just outside makes the case the t stop the security of the tough it was revealed to contain radioactive hospital waste which could be used by terrorists. such was the lowest as mexico's new kids' safety commission warned that tampering with the content could be dangerous to form a united an
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
, protesters hope to topple the elected government and replace it with an unelected people's council. >> now, a french researcher is behind a new breakthrough for more than 40,000 people hoping to get a cornea transplant worldwide. a biologist has found a way to reprogram hair cells to make a cornea from your own d.n.a. we have more on the discovery that's just been recognized by the academy of science. >> using hair cells to help the blind see again, for this french scientist, the goal behind a decade's work, just recognized by the academy of science. >> our laboratory's innovation has taken a hair, cultivated its cells, and reprogrammed those cells to form cornea cells. >> the corneas protects the iris and the pupil. it can be destroyed in an accident, by burns, or infection. in such cases, the eye goes opaque, causing blindness. nowadays scientists are able to repair the cornea with grafts from donors, like those in this container. 42,000 people are currently awaiting for a cornea trance plarnt around the world, however, the number of donors pales in comparison. but grafting corneas from
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
of germany, there was no topping their match. >> the heavy, wet snow couldn't dampen the election. in the fifth minute, they headed in to make it 1-0. his effort aided by a slippery ball that got away from the keeper. minds just couldn't come into its own and squandered the few chances they managed to create. nuremberg was clearly in control, but failed to put the game out of reach. after the break, he found his footing. he captured a long pass, equalizer in the 75th minute. and then the chipper had the golden opportunity to put them in the lead. they were happy to leave town with a point, and in your he will berle will have to do better after the winter break. >> and bayern munich are threatening to paul way. that makes saturday's clash etween all the more crucial. a win will go a long way to cementing their place as title challenger. >> winter has arrived, but despite the chilly temperatures, the team and its fans are basking in the warm glow of success. now the coach faces a major challenge. defending second place in the standings. >> there's alza lot of spirit. >> our job will
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
to show the world. >> in iran we have political elections, popular elections, and the people choose governments. they chose mahmoud ahmadinejad years ago and they chose a different path this time around. that provided an historic opportunity to us and the west to address this issue. we are not talking about sanctions. the effect on sanctions have been two fold. when sanctions started iran has less than 200 centrifuges, we have 1900. the met product the 18,800 centrifuges that has been added to the stock. centrifuges, so anxiouses have utterly failed in that regard. it seems the west is taking advantage of that opportunity. we have a new government in iran with a different approach to foreign policy. they have not changed. we will insist on our rights. we will not negotiate or compromise on the rights of our people. we believe this can be addressed through constructive engagement. the window of opportunity is limited. >> israel is not impressed from comments from the iranian foreign minister. there's no shortage of finger pointing between the two countries. reaction from jerusalem, f
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
is there for us. why can't n.a.t.o. wait for a signature until after the april elections as hamid karzai wants? >> basically because n.a.t.o. says it would be too late to do that. they need a degree of certainty. they are pressing on hamid karzai to sign the agreement because he has agreed to it in principal with talks with secretary of state john kerry. there are budgetary cycles, planning cycles. you can't switch on and off military trainers. they need a degree of certainty for this to happen. if we don't get the signature on that the zero option will have to be on the table and that is an option where the troops will have to be pulled out. it's an option at this point, nout one they are afraid of threatening, if hamid karzai does not sign the agreement. john kerry described it as needing the best transition possible. and in order to do that they need months of transitioning. it's not good enough to leave it until april. >> in ukraine, the government demonstrations in kiev have been addressed at the summit in brussels, how surprising was the level of condemnation by n.a.t.o., and the secreta
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
that then lead to elections. >> more now on our top story. the death of nelson mandela. south africa's foreign minister. at mandela's insistence. he served in the first post apartheid government. >> that kept nelson mandela in jail, and he then served under mandela in south africa's first cabinet. it was his task to publicly defend the continued imprisonment of mandela and other political developments. privately he long lobbied for mandela's release. >> due to the effect that mandela ought to be released that we are making a bigger martyr of him every day that he stays in prison. and that is international acclaim. and it would be growing to an extent that we would not be able to hand it will any longer. unfortunately at that time it was. >> eight years later nelson mandela bake a free man. >> he spent 27 years in prison. and the day he was released he displayed the--he displayed the acumen and energy of a person who has been a president before, amazing. amazing what insight he had in the minds of people. and for that matter into world affairs. >> and central to the success of the negotiation t
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